rename problems with murder

Etienne Goyer etienne.goyer at
Thu Feb 12 08:27:02 EST 2004

On Wed, Feb 11, 2004 at 05:19:36PM -0700, Mike Smith wrote:
> rename user.dragon user.dragon mailbackend2.{mydomain}.com
>  I get the error on the frontend:
>  renamemailbox: Server(s) unavailable to complete operation
> this happens if I try to move the mailbox between backends or partitions
> on the same backend
> the log that I get from the backend is:
> Feb 11 16:53:53 mailbackend1 imap[15992]: login:
> [] cyrus PLAIN+TLS User logged in
> Feb 11 16:53:53 mailbackend1 imap[15992]: getaddrinfo(2) failed: Name or
> service not known
> Feb 11 16:53:53 mailbackend1 imap[15992]: Could not move mailbox:
> user.dragon, Initial backend connect failed

Can mailbackend1 resolve the adress of mailbackend2, ie ping it ?  If
your backends do not have DNS entry, you might want to add them to each
other /etc/hosts files.

Etienne Goyer                    Linux Québec Technologies Inc.       etienne.goyer at
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